History Film / TimeChasers

4th Jul '17 6:58:10 PM MarkLungo
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* HollywoodCostuming; Several of the Revolutionary War soldiers are wearing 20th century eyeglasses.

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* HollywoodCostuming; HollywoodCostuming: Several of the Revolutionary War soldiers are wearing 20th century eyeglasses.
4th Jul '17 6:57:18 PM MarkLungo
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Turns out Roberston and Paul have a second time transport, and attack Nick and Lisa's plane on arrival in the near-past. Lisa is killed and the plane brought down, so Future-Nick tries to get to Past-Nick before Future-Robertson can. Past-Lisa is diverted from Past-Nick's demonstration and ends up investigating Future-Lisa's death in a plane crash, then she and Past-Nick meet up and start time traveling to figure out what the hell is going on. Meanwhile, Future-Robertson and Future-Paul abduct Future-Nick (and a gormless mechanic) and inexplicably take them back to the Revolutionary War to kill them.

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Turns out Roberston and Paul have a second time transport, and attack Nick and Lisa's plane on arrival in the near-past. Lisa is killed and the plane brought down, so Future-Nick tries to get to Past-Nick before Future-Robertson can. Past-Lisa is diverted from Past-Nick's demonstration and ends up investigating Future-Lisa's death in a plane crash, then she and Past-Nick meet up and start time traveling to figure out what the hell is going on. Meanwhile, Future-Robertson and Future-Paul abduct Future-Nick (and a gormless mechanic) and inexplicably take them back to [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution the Revolutionary War War]] to kill them.


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* HollywoodCostuming; Several of the Revolutionary War soldiers are wearing 20th century eyeglasses.
5th Apr '17 6:10:28 AM Chadius
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** Doubles as EpicFail

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** Doubles as EpicFailEpicFail as he manages to drive about 100 feet before crashing into a pile of bicycles and flipping the car on its side. The actual owner of the car easily catches up to him, ''on foot''. Nick then hops on a bicycle, which is what he should have done in the first place.
13th Nov '16 7:01:37 PM Cleaningcaptain
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* ILied: When Matthew has reservations over killing in cold blood, J.K, initially lets him go - then promptly [[ShootTheDog Shoots The Dog]].

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* ILied: When Matthew has reservations over killing in cold blood, J.K, initially lets him go - then promptly [[ShootTheDog Shoots The Dog]].[[KickTheDog kills him]].
21st Oct '16 9:47:45 AM Mdumas43073
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13th Jul '16 3:22:50 PM BobTanaka
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* CloseEnoughTimeline: Apparently, the deaths of several extra minutemen and the appearance of a wrecked plane and several automatic weapons in 1777 had no appreciable effect on history.
3rd Jun '16 1:23:08 PM GunarmDyne
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* PlotHole: Where did Nick get the gun that he pulls on the two fishermen? It also disappears as suddenly as it appears.
21st May '16 12:35:47 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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* GeniusBruiser: Subverted - Nick looks like a bodybuilding nerd, but gets beat up fairly easily and doesn't seem nearly as smart as inventing the time machine would imply.

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* GeniusBruiser: Subverted - Nick Subverted--Nick looks like a bodybuilding nerd, but gets beat up fairly easily and doesn't seem nearly as smart as inventing the time machine would imply.



* HeroStoleMyBike: Nick steals a car and immediately crashes it because he doesn't drive cars. He does better on the bicycle he steals next. He then steals a ''boat''.

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* HeroStoleMyBike: Nick steals a car and immediately crashes it because he doesn't drive cars. He does better on the bicycle he steals next. He then steals a ''boat''.''boat.''



* TakeOurWordForIt: We only see a grainy, computer-screen image of future Rutland's magnificent skyline, while Lisa comments that "it looks like there was a war here" in the bad future, despite a conspicuous lack of rubble, craters, bullet holes, bodies, derelict tanks... clearly, the film didn't have the budget for anything else.
** The "normal future" scenes were shot in Burlington - Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks are clearly visible through the windows in a way they aren't in Rutland (which is south of Lake Champlain) at a Papa Gino's that didn't make it far past the year 2000.

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* TakeOurWordForIt: We only see a grainy, computer-screen image of future Rutland's magnificent skyline, while Lisa comments that "it looks like there was a war here" in the bad future, despite a conspicuous lack of rubble, craters, bullet holes, bodies, derelict tanks... clearly, the film didn't have the budget for anything else.
** The "normal future" scenes were shot in Burlington - Lake Burlington--Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks are clearly visible through the windows in a way they aren't in Rutland (which is south of Lake Champlain) at a Papa Gino's that didn't make it far past the year 2000.



** TitleDrop: The original title of the film was ''Tangents''.

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** TitleDrop: The original title of the film was ''Tangents''.''Tangents.''
21st May '16 12:33:24 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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* OurHeroIsDead: Several of the principal characters are killed in the course of the film... except that because there are multiple timelines active, the final timeline sees all of these characters survive and thus preventing time paradox duplicates from running around and ruining things.

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* OurHeroIsDead: Several of the principal characters are killed in the course of the film... except that because there are multiple timelines active, the final timeline sees all of these characters survive and thus preventing time paradox duplicates from running around and ruining things.



* ResignationsNotAccepted: J.K. show how much of a BadBoss he is to Matthew.
* ReversePolarity: How the plane travels back through time... apparently.

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* ResignationsNotAccepted: J.K. show shows how much of a BadBoss he is to Matthew.
* ReversePolarity: How the plane travels back through time... apparently.
21st May '16 12:30:41 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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* DrivesLikeCrazy: Nick steals a car... and promptly crashes it.

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* DrivesLikeCrazy: Nick steals a car... and promptly crashes it.



* InsistentTerminology: It's not a time machine, it's a time ''transport''.
* IsThatAThreat: Delivered by Robertson when Nick tells him he's going to pull his out of their deal.

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* InsistentTerminology: It's not a time machine, it's a time ''transport''.
''transport.''
* IsThatAThreat: Delivered by Robertson when Nick tells him he's going to pull end his out part of their deal.
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